Living Word Lutheran High School

  • The Mission of Living Word Lutheran High School is to provide quality education Christian environment for lifelong leadership and service in God's kingdom.

Top Placements

Living Word Lutheran High School places among the top 20% of private schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

Religious AffiliationLutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded2001

Student Body

Total Students208 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Living Word Lutheran High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size20 students
Number of AP Courses9 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP English, AP Language, Latin, Marketing, Psychology, Sociology, U.S. Government, World Literature
Average ACT score25
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Jeans & t-shirts are okay to wear. Must be in a respectful manor.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,500
Tuition NotesFinancial aid available--based on need. 20% of families receive aid.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,250
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJohn Winter


Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Archery, Forensics, National Honors Society, Ping Pong, Spiritual Life Team, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
A Cappella, Band, Bella Voce (Women's Choir), Brother's (Men's Choir), Chamber Ensemble, Musical, Play

School Notes

Do you want to schedule a visit?  We would love to meet you!

Our mission: Living Word Lutheran High School provides a quality Christian education for lifelong leadership and service in God's kingdom.
  • Enrollment: 215
  • Average Class Size: 20
  • Average ACT Score: 24
  • College Attendence: 4-year college: 95%, 2-year college: 5%, Military/other: 2%
  • Ethnicity: 83% Caucasian, 17% Other including Afirican American, Asia, & Hispanic
  • Male/Female Ratio: 55% male, 45% female
Graduation Requirements:
  • Fine Arts: 2 credits
  • Math: 3 credits
  • Science: 3 credits
  • English 4 credits
  • P.E.: 2 credits
  • Social Studies: 4 credits
  • Religion: 4 credits
  • Electives: 6 credits
  • Winterim: 2 credits
Extra Curricular Activities:

  • Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track & Field, Wrestling, Volleyball
Performing Arts:
  • Band, Ensemble, Choir, Play & Musical, Stage/Tech Crew, Worship/Chapel
  • Clubs:
  • Archery. Ping Pong, Forensics, Student Council, National Honors Society, Spiritual Life Team
Academic Programs:
  • Honor Academy
  • The Honor Academy at Living Word is a unique curricular concept designed for students who desire academic rigor and the opportunity to pursue their passions in a particular academic area. Opportunities for students to personalize the Academy to fit their passions allow students to thrive. To complete the requirement of an Honor Academies students must complete the 3 C's:
  • - Coursework
  • - Community Engagement
  • - Capstone ProjectCurrent
Honor Academy programs include: Health & Human Performance, Humanities, Music, and STEM.

Dual Credit Programs
  • Living Word partners with Grand Canyon University (online classes) and Concordia University Wisconsin (online & on-campus classes) to provide courses that students may take for dual high school and college credit. Living Word works with online schools for students who desire to take a course that is not offered at LWLHS during the given school year.
  • Each year in January, students take a three-week intensive course of their choice, before the start of the second semester. Courses vary from year to year. Every class offers an interactive, hands-on learning environment, both inside and outside the classroom, with field trips and projects.
Financial Aid:
  • We provide families with financial aid a variey of ways.  We will make it affordable for your family to attend Living Word Lutheran High School.  We are also members of the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program and the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program.

Profile last updated:

Show me:
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jackson
    Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School
    Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School Photo
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Grades: 9-12 | 450 students
    1.6 miles
    3399 Division Road
    Jackson, WI 53037
    (262) 677-4051
    1.6 9-12
  • Hartland
    Grades: NS-12 | 280 students
    19.6 miles
    4024 Nagawicka Road
    Hartland, WI 53029
    (262) 367-6011
    19.6 NS-12

School Reviews

Living Word is truly an incredible Christ-centered learning environment. The teachers are especially considerate, compassionate and driven to have all of their students succeed both inside and outside of the classroom. They have a love for Jesus and for carrying out their vocations as teachers. At Living Word, you are vigorously pushed to perform your best in all of your endeavors. The school's environment is one of positivity and friendliness. All students have wonderful opportunities to chase after their interests in areas such as sports, music and the arts. Overall, Living Word is an extraordinary place for preparing young people for service to Christ in the world!
- Posted by

Endorse Living Word Lutheran High School. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
If you live outside the United States, choosing an American private school can be a confusing process. Here is an overview of the process.
Many people thought vouchers would never amount to much. Not only have they amounted to a great deal more than anybody could have thought, but vouchers have encouraged several more education choices to flourish.
Now that school has safely reopened, what can we parents do to support and encourage the schools we care about so much?
Request Information
I am a:      
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Applying for financial aid?:
Please briefly describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Wisconsin is $3,430 for elementary schools and $8,321 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Wisconsin is 94% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).